At the mention of “Bull Street,” many South Carolinians know that the term refers to the S.C. State Hospital, located in downtown Columbia. A new Carolina Stories production, Down on Bull Street, tells the rich and complex history of this mental health institution, which first opened its doors in 1827. The ETV special that explores the evolution of the S.C. State Hospital and its service to the mentally ill premieres May 7 at 8:00 p.m. on ETV.
Filmmaker Lynn Cornfoot said, ““As a resident of Columbia, I pass by the Bull Street facility on a daily basis. It…
Summer’s a great time for getting in some professional development, and with a PBS TeacherLine course, you can earn renewal or graduate credits and still have fun. TeacherLine courses are delivered online with a flexible, weekly schedule so you won’t have to miss any impromptu summer outings (or bother going out if you don’t want to)! Courses begin June 17 and July 15.
Sample courses to run June 17 – July 28, 2015:America's History in the Making: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner Structure of the Earth…
ETV is offering hands-on, technology training this summer in school districts and at ETV in Columbia. The week-long classes are designed for teachers to earn 60 renewal credits. SC teachers can attend training in their district, join in a near-by district’s training or even come to ETV when classes will be offered.
Content and cost for each week-long 60 renewal credit class are listed below. These exciting training classes fill-up fast so act today! Register NOW by going to StreamlineSC.org web page.
The three different courses offered this summer focus on teaching, creating, learning, and…
ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 15. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle deadline. Register for SPRING II session by end of day May 8th! Or…
Don’t need credit by June 30th renewal cycle deadline? Then plan to register for the SUMMER session. Registration for SUMMER session opens June 10. SUMMER session starts July 1 and ends August 24.
Here’s What You Need to Know about ETV Teacher Recertification…
The National Geographic Bee, an educational program of the National Geographic Society, was developed in 1989 in response to concern about the lack of geographic knowledge among young people in the United States. The Bee, a geography competition for fourth- through eighth-graders, is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject and increase public awareness about geography.
Each year, more than 4 million students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and US territories take part in the contest. The 2015 South Carolina Geographic Bee winner is Nicolas Grigat,…
American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen is a national dropout prevention initiative of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. SCETV is one of 33 American Graduate hub stations.
During Teacher Appreciation Week, ETV is reaching out to all South Carolinians to become American Graduate Champions. Parents, educators, volunteers … You are invited sign up!An American Graduate Champion is someone who: commits time, skills and resources to make sure that young people succeed plays an active role in improving educational outcomes for students, such as a parent who is active in the lives of…
Join the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) for the weekly “Voices for Education” podcast! SCSBA Communications Coordinator Baker Maultsby talks with educators, policymakers, and others whose work affects public schools and the students they serve.
Programs are produced weekly and posted by date and content. Listen at your computer or download the file to a mobile device and listen at your convenience.
In a recent segment produced May 1, 2015, Baker Maultsby talked with Dean Byrd, Director of Education at South Carolina Educational Television. Dean and his staff work with schools and teachers all over the state…
PBS LearningMedia celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week by showcasing professional development resources that offer teaching tips and support the effective integration of technology in the classroom.
Edtalk Videos – Hear Teachers Share What Teaching Means to ThemIn recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, listen to some of the stories in this collection of edtalk videos featuring educators who share what teaching means to them. One of those featured educators is Nadia Murray Goodman, who teaches mathematics at Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. Goodman talks about some of the surprising aspects of…
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